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  • DESTINY ROAD: The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest. by Faulk, Odie B.
    Faulk, Odie B.
    DESTINY ROAD: The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The Gila Trail stretched from Texas to San Diego, and linked the newly acquired California territory to the rest of the country. Over this route came the Overland Mail, the gold-seekers of '49, cattle drives, wagon trains, Civil War armies, and eventually the Southern Pacific railroad. Illustrated with maps and vintage photos. Notes, bibliography, index. 232 pp. ISBN: 0-195017102.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65741
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  • SOUTHWESTERN HOMELANDS. by Kittredge, William
    Kittredge, William
    SOUTHWESTERN HOMELANDS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2002.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A volume in the National Geographic Directions series, a series of literary travel book. In this, Kittredge talks about the almost universal urge to travel, and specifically to travel southwards for those who live in the Northern Rockies. The locales change from the solitary spires and mesas of Monument Valley to Cuba, the small town in New Mexico where Eastlake lived for many years, to the teeming towns of the Mexican border, and growing cities like Santa Fe and Las Vegas. He brings to life the past and the present from ancient native American communities like Chaco Canyon to old mining towns to new-age hippie…

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    Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2002.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A volume in the National Geographic Directions series, a series of literary travel book. In this, Kittredge talks about the almost universal urge to travel, and specifically to travel southwards for those who live in the Northern Rockies. The locales change from the solitary spires and mesas of Monument Valley to Cuba, the small town in New Mexico where Eastlake lived for many years, to the teeming towns of the Mexican border, and growing cities like Santa Fe and Las Vegas. He brings to life the past and the present from ancient native American communities like Chaco Canyon to old mining towns to new-age hippie communes. Among those who appear in this book are writers Ed Abbey and Doug Peacock, Abbey's model for Hayduke, William Crumley, and more. 176 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (small dot on bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 39387
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  • CARRY ME LIKE WATER. by Saenz, Benjamin Alire
    Saenz, Benjamin Alire
    CARRY ME LIKE WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel. SIGNED on the title page by the author. 503 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-6135-5.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 17428
    View cart More details Price: $40.00